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Launch Tennessee

Administrative Coordinator, Capital Team

Launch Tennessee


Job Summary

LaunchTN seeks an Administrative Coordinator for the Capital Team to oversee metrics collection, compliance, and reporting primarily related to our latest and most active fund, InvestTN. This position will work within LaunchTN’s Capital Team and closely with LaunchTN’s Chief Investment Officer to ensure all program requirements are being met and objectives are being tracked according to state and federal guidelines, with compilation and reporting being managed via various systems. 

LaunchTN is a 501c3 nonprofit partnership building an ecosystem of support for every startup and investor in Tennessee. As a public-private partnership, we are uniquely positioned to provide direct investment, while also supporting collaboration among founders, investors, researchers, private sector institutions, and government. We foster entrepreneurship, technology advancement, and workforce development by providing capital access, commercialization support, and connections.

Our core values are:

  • Not just thinking outside the box, but breaking it
  • Putting people first in everything we do
  • Going further together through collaboration
  • Being accessible and inclusive always
  • Being driven to serve
  • Enjoying our work and each other. Life’s too short to not love what you do!

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop recurring and one-time reports and storage protocols for internal and external use (i.e. to satisfy requirements for program compliance/reporting; to ensure compliance with district, state, and federal policies, regulations, and laws)
  • Maintain spreadsheets and other tools used in data compliance
  • Participate in maintaining the organization’s databases
  • Track all items related to individual investment deals with legal counsel, and ensure compliance
  • Work directly with the Chief Investment Officer to ensure applicable timelines are met
  • When needed, work directly with LaunchTN’s legal service provider


Core Competencies:

  • Mission-focused: interested in and committed to LaunchTN’s mission to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state
  • Detail-Oriented: meticulously compiles and analyzes both quantitative and qualitative data points, ensuring precision in every aspect of their work
  • Tech-savvy: able to work with or quickly learn and navigate multiple platforms to compile, aggregate, and summarize data.
  • Relationship-Oriented: values people over processes and enjoys working as part of a diverse team 
  • Collaborative: understands the value of meaningful engagement 

Additional Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Organization, compliance, and thorough reporting with a focus on startup founders’ experience and empathy for that experience
  • Acting as an ambassador for and building awareness of LaunchTN’s mission
  • Exercising creative, critical, and strategic thinking through a problem or opportunity to deliver a high-quality outcome
  • Collaborating, seeking feedback before action, and building trust among the team and stakeholders
  • Being decisive and action-oriented
  • Being aligned with our core values

Potential Indicators of Success:

  • Service-oriented with a genuine interest in working for a not-for-profit organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the work described 
  • Advanced familiarity with relational database management and integrations (i.e. Airtable platform, Zapier workflow automation, or similar)
  • Google Suite user experience
  • Strong command of technology as a tool for organizational success and an interest in effective utilization of technology (CRM, Google Sheets, Excel, etc.)
  • Effective communicator who is extremely organized and detail-oriented 
  • Ability to work with data to generate insights and present information in the form of reports and dashboards
  • Time management and adherence to deadlines

Additional Information


LaunchTN values work-life balance. Evening and weekend work may be required as a part of occasional organization-wide events. LaunchTN is willing to offer flexibility in work arrangements for the right candidate.

  • Short and long-term disability coverage: 100% company-paid
  • Bonus potential: dependent on budgetary allowance and employee performance
  • 401K: flat 8% contribution
  • Healthcare: LaunchTN pays 80% of individual/partner/family health, dental vision insurance (plans offered through State of TN)
  • Paid time off 4 weeks PTO + federal holiday schedule + office closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1 + 1 day off during the birthday week
  • Cell phone stipend: $90

How to Apply

​​​​If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to LaunchTN Chief Investment Officer, Eller Kelliher:  eller@launchtn.org


  • Date Posted: March 26, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 05/13/2024
  • Salary Range: $52,000-$61,000
  • Working Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm